Dr. Shiffer established the Mandel Center for Leadership in the Negev and has run the Center since 2004. She directed the Mandel Leadership Institute in Jerusalem and held positions as Chief Scientist of the Civil Service Commission, and head of the unit in charge of the audit of the education system at the State Comptroller’s Office. Dr. Shiffer is a lecturer in the Non-Profit Management Track at the School of Management at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and is the editor of the periodical: “Civil Society and Third Sector in Israel”.
In the framework of her public activities, Dr. Shiffer is a member of the advisory committee on ‘ethics in public organizations’ at the Israel Institute for Ethics and of the International Council of the New Israel Fund where she previously served as member of the Board of Directors and chairperson of the Grants Committee.
Dr. Shiffer has published articles on civil society in Israel, on the right to education in closed societies and on education in the Haredi Community.